Any utensil or vessel, as a stool, table, altar, caldron, etc., supported on three feet.
A three-legged frame or stand, usually jointed at top, for supporting a theodolite, compass, telescope, camera, or other instrument.
A three-legged stool, sometimes with a back. ( Triptolemus, the little tripod with an attitude in Immortal Heat, is a fictional character, although based on tripods mentioned in the Iliad that Hephaestus had created with ears, to hear his commands, and wheels, to obey them.)
A three-legged camera mount.
a great tool when you are photographing with slower shutter speed
a must as taking a night shot will means you need to set a longer shutter time, thus, exposing the film for a longer time to absorb the lights around on the film
a nervous photographer's best friend
an essential accessory for the photographer who uses slow shutter speeds
a good idea as it will allow you to fine tune lighting, props without interfering with the composition, plus perhaps more importantly, will allow you to interact and engage better with the sitter
a good idea - I liked the body mount view you guys used on the passenger door
a good idea in the forest
a good idea too
an essential at weddings
an essential, even a pocket mini pod will help you here Zoom excess zooming
an essential photo shop web photo gallery companion device if you decide to tr matically
an essential piece of equipment
a great solution for maintenance and manufacturing work because with an adjustable span and height you can use it for anything from equipment repair to HVAC work
a must - a clamp works in a pinch
a must for serious close-up work
a necessity anywhere near this level
a necessity if you are serious about your photos
an ideal way to create professional photo id cards